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Need to replace bearings and seal in Polaris booster pump, pb4-60. Any idea where I can find instructions on how to do this? Thanks! Jim

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Replace whole pump more economical most times

Posted on Apr 23, 2016

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SOURCE: my polaris PB4-60 booster pump does not turn over.

I was able to save a service call by doing the following in under 8 minutes:
1.Switch off electric to pump.
2. Turn off valve on supply side of pump so water does not flow during this procedure.
3. Turn offf filter.
4. Unbolt the six bolts (1/2" socket) on the front side of the pump.
5. Carefully separate the pump from the front panel which contained the six bolts.
6. Grasp with both hands the black round thin disk (impeller) which is part of the pump and turn it either clockwise or counter clockwise. It may be slightly difficult initially but once it it freed it will move easily.
7. Reassemble.
8. Open valve and turn on filter and the power to booster pump.
Any questions e-mail me at bbgreg@optonline.net good luck

Posted on May 31, 2009

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SOURCE: Looking for wiring instructions for the pb4-60 booster pump

if this is for your polaris booster pump they all have to screws to attach the wires if you have 220 volts it won't matter which wire goes where the longes the pump is rated for 220 volts if you have 120 volts pump is the same just make sure your wires are for 120 volts it won't meter which wire goes on which side just make sure you use L1 AND L2

Posted on Jun 16, 2009

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SOURCE: I have a Polaris PB4-60

You need to lock the other end of the motor shaft and then spin off the impeller. If you would like a quote on the replacement seal, contact us at www.arrowpools.net

Posted on Jul 12, 2009

Coastsider
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SOURCE: Just bought a new polaris booster pump (PB4-60)

Have you checked for voltage at the pump motor? Did you wire it correctly? Is the motor 110V or 220V. Did you match the motor to your existing voltage?

Posted on Apr 14, 2010

MOTORWIZJ
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SOURCE: How do you change the shaft seal on a polaris

BE CAREFUL YOU CAN BREAK THE SEAL PLATE BY OVER INSTALLING THE #1000 SEAL , TAKE 6 BOLTS OUT UNSCREW IMPELLER THE TAKE THE 4 BOLTS THAT HOLD THE SEAL PLATE TO THE MOTOR, KNOCK OUT OLD SEAL FROM SEAL PLATE USE SOCKET THAT FIT OVER SEAL. I USE A 1 1/4 SOCKET. THEN REPLACE CERAMIC IN IMPELLER (READ INSTRUCTIONS WITH SEAL) OR TAKE IT TO YOUR LOCAL POOL PUMP MOTOR REPAIR GUY.. HAVE HIM DO IT . $ AROUND 40.00

Posted on May 24, 2010

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